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Multiskilled Shift Technician

Surrey, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

Job Details


Location: Guildford
Salary: Competitive Salary
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 13 June 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference: 057623-R-R-R-R-R-R-R-R-R

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Multi-skilled Shift Technician to join the newly-restructured Maintenance Services team at the University of Surrey.

Working within a team responsible for the operational maintenance of University premises, you’ll be undertaking planned and reactive Maintenance Services to support the University’s infrastructure and environmental control systems across all our premises, ensuring that they are maintained in a safe, efficient, and functional order.

You'll be required to support our current day pattern of:

3 Days – 06:00-15:00
3 Days – 14:00-23:00 
3 Days – Off 

Role & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Engineering Service Support Manager the post will be responsible for completing planned and reactive maintenance services including:

  • Maintaining all mechanical systems, to current legislative requirements.
  • Ensuring failing plant or assets are reported to the Helpdesk and plant areas are maintained in good condition.
  • Delivering an effective response to maintenance demands from the University.
  • Ensuring compliance with all University H&S and Environmental systems and procedures and take an active part in the development of any policy.
  • Ensuring the use of equipment and materials in the delivery of maintenance services are appropriate, to current legislation and of the correct standard.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in their trade or field of profession and attend courses organised by the University to improve knowledge and understanding of relevant subjects.
  • Carrying out multi-skilled tasks where relevant training/experience can be demonstrated such as (but not restricted to) mechanical isolation and fault finding, minor carpentry and redecoration repairs linked to maintenance work.
  • Completing all necessary administrative work associated with departmental management systems, including the completion of work records (paper or electronic), stores issues, orders, estimates and health and safety records. Utilise Building Logbook to record all maintenance visits and any relevant defective information and repairs.

This is an exciting and perfect opportunity to join our newly reformed teams and make a major contribution to our journey of service delivery improvement and development.

The post holder may be required to support out of hours rotas as required to ensure operational effectiveness and business continuity.

What’s in it for you?

We think Surrey is an amazing place to work, and we are carefully crafting a dynamic, flexible, and fun place to work and thrive.

Our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, the University is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment.

Alongside our gorgeous campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:

  • 35 Days Holiday (20 Days Annual Leave + 7 University Closure Days + Bank Holidays)
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • Highly-competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Discounted Surrey Sports Park Membership

For more information or to be considered for the role, please apply via the University Website.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

Further details: Job Description


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